Babies can’t wait—take action today.

From sending an email to your policymakers, to writing to your local paper, to taking a deep dive into planning state policy solutions, there are plenty of ways for you to make the future brighter for all babies.

Advocacy and Outreach Tools

Use these resources with the State of Babies Yearbook: 2021 to call on federal and state lawmakers to Think Babies and work to improve outcomes for babies and families. They can be modified for use with your federal, state, and local policymakers.

Planning Tools

Use the resource below to support implementation of state solutions to help infants and toddlers overcome early life challenges.

Planning Tools

Use the resources below to support implementation of state solutions to help infants and toddlers overcome early life challenges.

Advocacy and Outreach Tools

Use these resources with the State of Babies Yearbook: 2021 to call on federal and state lawmakers to Think Babies and work to improve outcomes for babies and families. They can be modified for use with your federal, state, and local policymakers.

Equip for Action

The State of Babies Virtual Summit kicked off the release of this year’s Yearbook. More than 3,000 advocates joined live to hear experts and families share their insights and stories on what’s needed for babies and families to thrive. Explore Summit content.

Strolling Thunder 2021

Babies from all 50 states and DC have a message to deliver to Congress: Push babies to the top of your priority list!

On May 18, 2021 Strolling Thunder families and thousands of advocates from across the country will be calling on Congress to Think Babies and Act and boldly invest in our future! An investment now in the policies that support strong, healthy development for babies is an investment in America’s future – because babies build America.

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Let us know how you’ve used these materials to share the State of Babies Yearbook, or reach out with questions to policycenter@zerotothree.org.